for dawn or dusk // homeward: kick-off event for Northern Spark Festival!
Northern Spark is a new MN Festival modeled on a nuit blanche or "white night" festival-a dusk to dawn participatory art event along the Mississippi and surrounding areas. It will take place the evening of June 4 (sunset 8:55 pm) till the morning of June 5, 2011 (sunrise 5:28 am).
for dawn or dusk // homeward is a 10-15 minute sound work for 100+ local amateur and professional musicians playing brass, percussion, woodwinds and tiny whistles. The performers will stand on the Stone Arch Bridge, stretching across the Mississippi playing overlapping melodies derived from the route of the River.
Chris Kallmyer is a performer, composer, and sound artist living in Los Angeles, CA who works in sound installation, composition, trumpet, and electronic music. He is influenced by a sense of place, architecture, field recordings, and outdoor listening. He has presented work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Walker Art Center, the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, the Hammer Museum, REDCAT, and Machine Project where he is the Curator of Sound Programming.
*for dawn or dusk // homward is presented by Northrop Concerts & Lectures as part of Northern Spark, produced by Northern Lights.mn